The FINANCIAL -- In 2016, 63 300 asylum seekers applying for international protection in the Member States of the European Union (EU) were considered to be unaccompanied minors, a number down by about a third compared with 2015 (with almost 96 500 unaccompanied minors registered) but still about 5 times higher than the annual average during the period 2008-2013 (around 12 000 per ...

The FINANCIAL -- In 2016, 1 204 300 first time asylum seekers applied for international protection in the Member States of the European Union (EU), a number slightly down compared with 2015 (when 1 ...

The FINANCIAL -- While Britons were voting to leave the European Union last summer, residents in all of the 11 EU member states in Eastern Europe -- except Greece -- were more likely to see benefit ...

The FINANCIAL -- Though the flow of Syrian refugees into Europe has slowed since 2015, hundreds of thousands of Syrians were still seeking asylum there last ...

The FINANCIAL -- Seasonally adjusted GDP rose by 0.5% in the euro area (EA19) and by 0.4% in the EU28 during the first quarter of 2017, compared with the previous quarter, according to a preliminary ...